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Fred K.

San Diego, CA

$30/hr

Professional and Extremely Qualified Math and Statistics Tutor

Background check passed as of 10/25/13
Usually responds in about 6 hours

Professional and Extremely Qualified Math and Statistics Tutor

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Hi, my name is Fred. I have taught math and statistics at Grossmont College for over three years and have tutored math at Grossmont College for nine years. I have enjoyed an uncommon success with my students, both in the classroom and in tutoring sessions. I have also taught math in high school. I am presently pursuing my Master's degree in statistics at SDSU. While I am at SDSU, I give a 25 percent discount to all SDSU students I can tutor on campus.

I understand math anxiety and have found quite a few ways to simplify how math is both taught and learned. I can help you pass the class the first time and, in most cases, receive an A or B. I specialize in statistics and calculus. I have been able to do a pretty good job of simplifying the concepts of these two complex subjects. I do not charge extra for groups; in fact, with my teaching experience, I welcome them.

Testimonials

"Very accommodating!"

- Sandi, Chula Vista, CA on 11/2/14

"Great tutor! Always makes time."

- Jennifer, Santee, CA on 10/17/14

"Just Perfect"

- Dawn, San Diego, CA on 10/7/14

"Very Helpful"

- Consuella, San Diego, CA on 9/13/14

"Fred is extremely easy to learn from and has incredible patience!"

- Michelle, San Diego, CA on 8/26/14
Fred replied on 8/30/2014

Hi Michelle,

Thanks so much for your feedback. This is why I still do this and what I enjoy the most about tutoring, the acknowledgement that I have increased a student's success level. It was a pleasure working with your son and I wish him the best of luck in school and basketball.
Thanks again.

"Great Tutor"

- MALIK, Los Angeles, CA on 5/21/14

"Best tutor there is!"

- Victoria, La Jolla, CA on 3/19/14

"A Huge Help!"

- Natalia, El Cajon, CA on 3/18/14

"Thank you"

- Felicia, San Diego, CA on 3/12/14

"Very Patient and Great Personality!"

- Jerry, El Cajon, CA on 2/20/14
Fred replied on 3/6/2014

Thanks so much Jerry. Sorry it took so long to get back to you. This really makes me feel good about what I do. Thanks again.


Fred

"Great Tutor and Super Teaching Style "

- Theresa, Encinitas, CA on 9/12/13

"Amazing Tutor, willing to help you understand. "

- Kenia, San Diego, CA on 9/7/13

"Scores went from "F's" to "A's"

- Dan, El Cajon, CA on 9/5/13

"Patient and good with HS students."

- Kelli, San Diego, CA on 8/29/13

"Great statistics tutor!"

- Madeline, La Mesa, CA on 8/17/13

"Very Helpful!"

- Leah, Lakeside, CA on 2/22/13

"Above and beyond."

- Jason, Santee, CA on 1/24/13

"Fred is the BEST tutor; so patient and knowledgeable!"

- Lynette, San Diego, CA on 11/24/12
Fred replied on 11/28/2012

Hi Lynette, thank you so much. I really appreciate this, especially coming from you. This is why I keep doing what I am doing. Thanks again.

"Extremely knowledgeable and very patient"

- Cindy , El Cajon, CA on 11/6/12
Fred replied on 11/8/2012

Thank you very much Cindy. This is the type of response that makes me want to do what I am doing with these student until I can't. Again, thank you very much.

"Cool Dude"

- Susan, Salt Lake City, UT on 8/30/12
Fred replied on 9/6/2012

Hi Susan,
Sorry it took so long to thank you for your comments. I really appreciate the feedback and that to me is what means more to me than the money or anything else. To me it is quite an accomplishment to make someone, especially kids better than they were before you met them. Thanks again, Fred.

"Fred is the tutor for you!"

- Annie, San Diego, CA on 3/21/12

"A+ Tutor"

- Amy, Poway, CA on 12/22/11

"Great Tutor"

- Vasanth, Chula Vista, CA on 9/14/11

"Excellent Tutor"

- Laura Blair, Poway, CA on 8/31/11
Fred replied on 9/10/2011

Laura, thank you very much not only does that increase my student base and cause me to be more successful at what I do, but more importantly it validates my reasons for tutoring and teaching. I truly appreciate your feedback. Thank you, Fred

"Fred is wonderful!"

- Mariel, San Diego, CA on 7/15/11

"I owe my "A" to Fred K."

- Whitney, San Diego, CA on 7/14/11

"Fred is a tutor for anyone. He knows his stuff and knows how to teach it so the student understands."

- Pam, San Diego, CA on 10/14/10
Math:
ACT Math, Actuarial Science, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Econometrics, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, SPSS, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
Biostatistics
Computer:
SPSS
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball
Corporate Training:
SPSS, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Baseball

I have been a high school baseball coach for eight years. I am currently one of the lead coaches on a very successful high school travel ball program called the "Mad Dogs." I played on a National Championship junior college program for Pasadena City College in 1967 and at SDSU after that. I specialize in hitting and base my approach on the philosophy of Ted Williams, Tony Gwynn and Darrell Evans.

Biostatistics

I have taken over 30 upper division credits in statistics and 3 of those were in upper division biostatistics and 3 were in the Graduate level of Biostatistics. I have tutored students successfully in biostatistics before. I am sure I can continue.

Logic

I have taken and passed discrete mathematics, which entails an extensive chapter on propositional logic. I am also about halfway through my Master's in statistics at SDSU, which contains a good deal of material based on the fundamentals of logic.

American River College, San Diego State University
Business Management
American River College, San Diego State University
Enrolled

Education

American River College, San Diego State University (Business Management)

American River College, San Diego State University (Enrolled)

Very accommodating! — Fred is a terrific math tutor, always punctual and very flexible and accommodating with scheduling! My son enjoyed their time together and benefited enormously! ...

— Sandi, Chula Vista, CA on 11/2/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Travel policy

Fred will travel within 35 miles of San Diego, CA 92115.


About Fred

Hi, my name is Fred. I have taught math and statistics at Grossmont College for over three years and have tutored math at Grossmont College for nine years. I have enjoyed an uncommon success with my students, both in the classroom and in tutoring sessions. I have also taught math in high school. I am presently pursuing my Master's degree in statistics at SDSU. While I am at SDSU, I give a 25 percent discount to all SDSU students I can tutor on campus.

I understand math anxiety and have found quite a few ways to simplify how math is both taught and learned. I can help you pass the class the first time and, in most cases, receive an A or B. I specialize in statistics and calculus. I have been able to do a pretty good job of simplifying the concepts of these two complex subjects. I do not charge extra for groups; in fact, with my teaching experience, I welcome them.

Testimonials

"Very accommodating!"

- Sandi, Chula Vista, CA on 11/2/14

"Great tutor! Always makes time."

- Jennifer, Santee, CA on 10/17/14

"Just Perfect"

- Dawn, San Diego, CA on 10/7/14

"Very Helpful"

- Consuella, San Diego, CA on 9/13/14

"Fred is extremely easy to learn from and has incredible patience!"

- Michelle, San Diego, CA on 8/26/14
Fred replied on 8/30/2014

Hi Michelle,

Thanks so much for your feedback. This is why I still do this and what I enjoy the most about tutoring, the acknowledgement that I have increased a student's success level. It was a pleasure working with your son and I wish him the best of luck in school and basketball.
Thanks again.

"Great Tutor"

- MALIK, Los Angeles, CA on 5/21/14

"Best tutor there is!"

- Victoria, La Jolla, CA on 3/19/14

"A Huge Help!"

- Natalia, El Cajon, CA on 3/18/14

"Thank you"

- Felicia, San Diego, CA on 3/12/14

"Very Patient and Great Personality!"

- Jerry, El Cajon, CA on 2/20/14
Fred replied on 3/6/2014

Thanks so much Jerry. Sorry it took so long to get back to you. This really makes me feel good about what I do. Thanks again.


Fred

"Great Tutor and Super Teaching Style "

- Theresa, Encinitas, CA on 9/12/13

"Amazing Tutor, willing to help you understand. "

- Kenia, San Diego, CA on 9/7/13

"Scores went from "F's" to "A's"

- Dan, El Cajon, CA on 9/5/13

"Patient and good with HS students."

- Kelli, San Diego, CA on 8/29/13

"Great statistics tutor!"

- Madeline, La Mesa, CA on 8/17/13

"Very Helpful!"

- Leah, Lakeside, CA on 2/22/13

"Above and beyond."

- Jason, Santee, CA on 1/24/13

"Fred is the BEST tutor; so patient and knowledgeable!"

- Lynette, San Diego, CA on 11/24/12
Fred replied on 11/28/2012

Hi Lynette, thank you so much. I really appreciate this, especially coming from you. This is why I keep doing what I am doing. Thanks again.

"Extremely knowledgeable and very patient"

- Cindy , El Cajon, CA on 11/6/12
Fred replied on 11/8/2012

Thank you very much Cindy. This is the type of response that makes me want to do what I am doing with these student until I can't. Again, thank you very much.

"Cool Dude"

- Susan, Salt Lake City, UT on 8/30/12
Fred replied on 9/6/2012

Hi Susan,
Sorry it took so long to thank you for your comments. I really appreciate the feedback and that to me is what means more to me than the money or anything else. To me it is quite an accomplishment to make someone, especially kids better than they were before you met them. Thanks again, Fred.

"Fred is the tutor for you!"

- Annie, San Diego, CA on 3/21/12

"A+ Tutor"

- Amy, Poway, CA on 12/22/11

"Great Tutor"

- Vasanth, Chula Vista, CA on 9/14/11

"Excellent Tutor"

- Laura Blair, Poway, CA on 8/31/11
Fred replied on 9/10/2011

Laura, thank you very much not only does that increase my student base and cause me to be more successful at what I do, but more importantly it validates my reasons for tutoring and teaching. I truly appreciate your feedback. Thank you, Fred

"Fred is wonderful!"

- Mariel, San Diego, CA on 7/15/11

"I owe my "A" to Fred K."

- Whitney, San Diego, CA on 7/14/11

"Fred is a tutor for anyone. He knows his stuff and knows how to teach it so the student understands."

- Pam, San Diego, CA on 10/14/10
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Education

American River College, San Diego State University
Business Management
American River College, San Diego State University
Enrolled

Education

American River College, San Diego State University (Business Management)

American River College, San Diego State University (Enrolled)


Tutor Policies

Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of San Diego, CA 92115

Fred’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Actuarial Science, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Econometrics, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, SPSS, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
Biostatistics
Computer:
SPSS
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball
Corporate Training:
SPSS, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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